JDR Karting
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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A go karting track and laser tag venue
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  • Nigel
    33 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great day out
    Our 6 year old grandchildren thoroughly enjoyed their gentle introduction to Karting with just enough speed to give them a thrill. Perfect layout of track, excellent karts and lovely staff. Thank you for filling in a wet Saturday.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 22 July 2023
  • michael b
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great experience
    Me and my friend booked with JDR karting to try out the new fleet of karts. Very very impressed. So different to the old karts. Very good investment for the business myself I’ve been coming here for many years and I’ve seen the business grow massively over the past 10/15 years. Staff are brilliant and are always up for a laugh
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 28 December 2023
  • Tam W
    Cheltenham, United Kingdom5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great Fun at JDR Karting
    We booked a session on the brand new Karts on the main track and it was brilliant fun. I haven't been karting for a few years and I'd forgotten how much fun it is. Staff were excellent and we will definitely be booking again in a few months time. Thank you to Richard and the team for looking after us.
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 8 January 2024
  • kerry722016
    Tewkesbury, United Kingdom3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing and patient staff
    I wanted to praise the staff that were working yesterday evening (3rd Feb). My grandson, who was celebrating his birthday, was very nervous and anxious about driving one of the karts but the staff were amazing! He wasn’t keen on how the helmet felt but was given the time to try and get a good feel of it before going onto the track. They took the time to talk to him, to talk him through all the instructions again, their patience was incredible! He did eventually go out on the track, he completed the session slowly but he loved it! The staff then gave him a medal and showed him how proud they were of him for giving it go and showing determination and resilience. We will definitely be coming back again soon!
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 4 February 2024
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Alan1704
Gloucestershire, UK13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Family
Great experience, kids absolutely loved it and have been talking about it for days.
As the adult, I was pleased to see high levels of safety and discipline as these cars are fast.

If you break the rules, as I did, you will get told off. If you work in an environment where people put pronouns on email signature blocks, the direct and loud communication will shock you. The track side staff's priority is safety, not political correctness so if you cannot follow strict rules or you have thin skin then this isn't the place for you.
Written 6 May 2024
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Jim W
3 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
I booked a track session ( 40 min 2x 13 min sessions) for my son and 5 friends as a 15 th birthday treat for him on the 16/12/23.Half way through the first session there was an incident on the track which led to one of the cars coming to a halt and my son came around the corner,saw the track completely blocked but didn’t brake hard enough and went into the back of the stationary kart. He was then disqualified for the rest of the session ( fair enough,he should have been more attentive but it was the first time he’d been in these Karts ). However, 15 mins later when the second session started,he was told he was still banned as “ those are the rules”. I went to reception and got someone from there to talk to the track Marshall’s but was eventually told that the rules are that if you get disqualified at all then that was it for the whole of the booking.I pointed out that that made no sense as he could theoretically come back the next day and race so what’s the difference between that and letting him have another go!? Was told the policy was that people who transgress need time to “self-actualise and reflect on their actions”. I argued this made no sense as he was far less likely to do it again when the incident was fresh. Got an offer of a small refund of £12 for his missed second session. Given that I’d paid around £250 for the session plus food that hardly compensates for a ruined party for him.
Written 21 March 2024
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Cyrus C
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Friends
Very unpleasant visit. My partner and her friend, along side with two children booked the junior track at 14:10 on 15/02/24. They arrived earlier but there was someone playing segways and the staff said it would take only 20 minutes and asked if we could get a coffee break and come back, so they did and the last session finished at 14:40.
When it was our turns, first the staff did not use the clock in the junior track but claimed he had used his phone without informing us when did he started clocking. Secondly he kept questioning one of the kid whether he is four or not and claiming it is a much faster kart and he might not be able to handle it. This is totally rude and unprofessional because he could have asked before he starts counting the time! Third and lastly, apparently they had a differential treatment because the teaching time was not counted in the segway customer but instead it was counted on us - and it is not shown anywhere in the website that the teaching time is included in the paid time.

My partner had felt they were NOT treated fairly so she went and tried to explain our stand points, but the staff kept saying he had 6 years of experience and "you don't understand". What kind of customer services is this?

AVOID!
Written 15 February 2024
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Rachel L
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Friends
Friendly, enthusiastic staff and loads to do all on one site - would highly recommend. We did karting, archery and axe throwing and grabbed a drink in the cafe too. Easy parking.
Written 10 February 2024
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kerry722016
Tewkesbury, UK3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
I wanted to praise the staff that were working yesterday evening (3rd Feb).
My grandson, who was celebrating his birthday, was very nervous and anxious about driving one of the karts but the staff were amazing! He wasn’t keen on how the helmet felt but was given the time to try and get a good feel of it before going onto the track. They took the time to talk to him, to talk him through all the instructions again, their patience was incredible! He did eventually go out on the track, he completed the session slowly but he loved it! The staff then gave him a medal and showed him how proud they were of him for giving it go and showing determination and resilience. We will definitely be coming back again soon!
Written 4 February 2024
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Tam W
Cheltenham, UK5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
We booked a session on the brand new Karts on the main track and it was brilliant fun. I haven't been karting for a few years and I'd forgotten how much fun it is. Staff were excellent and we will definitely be booking again in a few months time. Thank you to Richard and the team for looking after us.
Written 8 January 2024
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Maps38554472457
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Friends
We had a birthday party at JDR, it was my first time in a proper go kart, the team briefed us beforehand to make sure we knew exactly what we were doing before going out on track, and I was confident right from the start, due to the brilliant staff, and the way it’s all organised.

Richard (the owner) and his team are fantastic, so if you’re thinking of coming to JDR, don’t hesitate, you’ll love it.

Written 30 December 2023
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Valentin U
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
We had my son’s 11th party in JDR Karting, I must admit I enjoyed it very much, specially the race on the circuit which is a lot better than I thought it will be.
Written 30 December 2023
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michael b
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Friends
Me and my friend booked with JDR karting to try out the new fleet of karts. Very very impressed. So different to the old karts. Very good investment for the business myself I’ve been coming here for many years and I’ve seen the business grow massively over the past 10/15 years. Staff are brilliant and are always up for a laugh
Written 28 December 2023
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Jojit S
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Friends
Thank you so much JDR family ! it was a lovely afternoon. Everyone enjoyed the fun.
We will definitely come
back again !
Written 26 December 2023
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